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    • I've discovered that I can pull Comic Vine's data on characters via their API. This could really make adding characters much more simple when they exist in Comic Vine's character pages. Also, it provides a source other than Wikipedia for character data. 
    • The last draft went live at 12pm Pacific.  Maybe check in then?  Unless you want to be up 12 hours waiting.  
    • So...when's this starting?
    • My read on this fight is that in their "base" forms, Dr. Strange seems to tangle with stronger entities more regularly. If they're allowed to be at their most powerful, then Rand has a really good argument. He was able to make and destroy "countless" realities in a debate with the Dark One, even one where he successfully made it so the Dark One (A universal-multiversal threat) didn't exist, and then he actively chose not to continue that reality because of some nonsense about free will. He is a casual universal+ entity and is immensely powerful when he's at his max 
    • Match Final Results RATINGS SCORE: 4.60 1 regular members rated the match. 2 CBUB Match Judges rated the match. MATCH SCORE Ayane: 7 Kunimitsu: 6
    • Well, I decided to focus all of my creative writing on the TMNT characters, and maybe some more obscure characters which have been seldom used on the CBUB or not even used at all. Originally, this was supposed to be an entirely different match up which was also indirectly Predator related (it would've had connections to the 2010 PREDATORS film, which I still don't like to this day) and it would've allowed me to use characters from different series and genres. I am so very glad that you found this quite entertaining, and that this is a close match up. That was something which I was indeed aiming for, especially considering the fact that I am writing with a version of the Turtles that seems to be largely overlooked by audiences even today all thanks to their more popular, cartoon counterparts. As for the SNK characters, well, I would like to think that I know them quite well enough in terms of personality and powers since I have played and owned a few SNK titles in my life time, and even watched some SNK media such as the Fatal Fury, and the King of Fighters: Destiny web-series on Youtube. I would like to think that Leonardo and Ryo are indeed neck and neck in terms of skill, so it might be a close match!
    • None of the other fights have been with any kind of prep. If they had, it would have completely changed the dynamics for many of the competitors. Lex has a suit from time to time, but it's definitely not "standard equipment" in my eyes. It's usually a pretty rare thing that he gets into a physical fight with anyone, so his suit isn't in his standard loadout
    • Glad to see so many matches recently. I have to find time just to read them all lol. Anyway, great to see you back to writing, Rakai. This was entertaining and I like how you portray the characters. You know them well. Having looked over your Mirage Turtles respect thread, I think Leo wins this bout. He's the most proficient ninja out of all of his brothers in my opinion and has the skill to fight most of TMNT's baddies solo. I don't see Ryo winning, but he will put up a good fight. Maybe close.
    • Thanks for the comments guys. Trying my best to experiment with different styles of matches beyond just the usual fight/comedy stuff I do.
    • This was written really well, but I don't think it vibed with me personally. The first half set-up was a bit too abstract, no central character or setting to ground me in where I was or what I was supposed to be getting out of the story as a reader. I really like the dialogue and the bar scene was great! I love that you introduced theme songs with the jukebox. It added to the atmosphere of the scene. And yes this felt very much like American Gods by Neil Gaiman. Never a bad thing. Odin has the power to keep up with Randell in my opinion. On top of that he is much wiser and less likely to make a mistake. Odin wins.
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